October weather forecast
Scales Mound, IL

Weather in October

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Scales Mound, Illinois, with average temperature fluctuating between 42.4°F (5.8°C) and 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature significantly decreases, from an agreeable 73°F (22.8°C) in September, to a mild 58.3°F (14.6°C). The average low-temperature, in October, is 42.4°F (5.8°C).

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Scales Mound are April and October, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

Rainfall

In Scales Mound, Illinois, during October, the rain falls for 12.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.72" (69mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 153.1 rainfall days, and 30.75" (781mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Scales Mound. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 1 snowfall days, it receives 0.75" (19mm) of snow. In Scales Mound, during the entire year, snow falls for 46.9 days, and aggregates up to 17.52" (445mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Scales Mound is 11h.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine in Scales Mound is 5.3h.

UV index

In Scales Mound, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What are the least humid months in Scales Mound?

Months with the lowest humidity are April and October, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in October in Scales Mound?

In October, the average relative humidity is 76%.

How much does it rain in Scales Mound in October?

In Scales Mound, in October, during 12.9 rainfall days, 2.72" (69mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Scales Mound?

October is the first month it typically snows in Scales Mound, Illinois. Throughout October, in the average 1 snowfall days, it receives 0.75" (19mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Scales Mound have in October?

The average length of the day in October is 11h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Scales Mound?

In October, the average sunshine is 5.3h.

How high is the UV index in October in Scales Mound?

In Scales Mound, Illinois, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Scales Mound, IL

Average temperature in October - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average high temperature in October: 58.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 42.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.4°F).

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Average pressure in October
Scales Mound, IL

Average pressure in October - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average pressure in October: 30"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9").

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Average wind speed in October
Scales Mound, IL

Average wind speed in October - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average wind speed in October: 9.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in October
Scales Mound, IL

Average humidity in October - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average humidity in October: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and October (76%).

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Average rainfall in October
Scales Mound, IL

Average rainfall in October - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.72"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.29").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.26").

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Average rainfall days in October
Scales Mound, IL

Average rainfall days in October - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average rainfall days in October: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Scales Mound, IL

Average snowfall in October - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.75"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.12").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Scales Mound, IL

Average snowfall days in October - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average snowfall days in October: 1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Scales Mound, IL

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average daylight in October: 11h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.3h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.7h).

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Average sunshine days in October
Scales Mound, IL

Average sunshine days in October - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average sunshine days in October: 15.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (7.9 days).

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Average UV index in October
Scales Mound, IL

Average UV index in October - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average UV index in October: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in October
Scales Mound, IL

Average cloud cover in October - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average cloud cover in October: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 62).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in October
Scales Mound, IL

Average visibility in October - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and July (5mi).

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